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CVE-2021-44714 Detail

Description

Acrobat Reader DC version 21.007.20099 (and earlier), 20.004.30017 (and earlier) and 17.011.30204 (and earlier) are affected by a Violation of Secure Design Principles that could lead to a Security feature bypass. Acrobat Reader DC displays a warning message when a user clicks on a PDF file, which could be used by an attacker to mislead the user. In affected versions, this warning message does not include custom protocols when used by the sender. User interaction is required to abuse this vulnerability as they would need to click 'allow' on the warning message of a malicious file.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Adobe Systems Incorporated
Base Score:  2.5 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb22-01.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-657 Violation of Secure Design Principles Contributor acceptance level Adobe Systems Incorporated  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-44714
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2022
NVD Last Modified:
01/14/2022
Source:
Adobe Systems Incorporated